istock_83167945_xlarge_3Living on a low income makes it difficult for people to plan for the long term or make the best decisions. That’s the (unsurprising) finding of some new research. Our Communications Manager Liam Purcell considers the implications for tackling poverty  – and stigma.
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During 2016, through our Poverty Media programme , many people got the chance to work with professional authors to write about their own experiences of poverty and exclusion. Some of this work was performed as Powerlines at the Manchester Literature Festival; poems were also written at a residential event in Windermere during the summer. We’ll be sharing all the poems here over the next few weeks. Today: ‘Theresa May…’
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